We are preparing for our next round of very successful Virtual Open Days. For a chance to ‘tour’ the school, meet the Headmaster and senior staff and take part in a live Q&A session, join us on:
Prep (age 3-11): Saturday 3rd October, 09:30 (BST)
Senior (age 11-18): Saturday 3rd October, 11:00 (BST)
Sixth Form: Wednesday 14th October, 18:00 (BST)
Following each of these events, parents can book an individual tour of the school at a convenient date.
To register for these events, please click here:
For those looking to join Year 7 in September 2021, please contact us to book a time to come into school to sit the entrance assessment.
Our outstanding facilities are also available for hire, including cutting edge sports, art and design, swimming and theatrical spaces.
The facilities at West Buckland School are ideal for hobby or sports groups, concerts, corporate seminars and workshops, activity holidays, private parties or team building breaks. The indoor pool, floodlit AstroTurf pitch and sports hall are available for hire in the evenings as well as in the school holidays, and seminars and workshops can be arranged during and out of term time. Our catering team are available to provide first class meals on request.
On a campus of over 90 acres, the school is surrounded by stunning North Devon countryside, nestled on the edge of Exmoor National Park and just a few miles from Barnstaple and spectacular surfing beaches. This makes it ideal for visiting school camps and outdoor adventure clubs.
Enquiries should be addressed to, the Assistant Bursar, Mike Newby
or call 01598 760189.
With over 90 acres of stunning buildings, playing fields and sporting facilities, and only 1 ½ hours from Bristol airport and less than 1 hour from Exeter airport, we are ideally situated for Educational and Language Groups for up to 200 students.
We welcome hobby and sports clubs to rent our facilities both in the evenings and during the weekends and holidays.
Exhibitions, Trade Fairs and Fundraising Evenings:
Our facilities are ideal for exhibitions, trade fairs and fundraising evenings, with plenty of parking on the campus, easy access and large, impressive rooms. Tables, chairs and staging can be arranged as well as catering on request.
Conferences and Meetings:
We have a number of rooms available for conferences, workshops and meetings. All these rooms can house presentation screens, projectors and lecterns. We can accommodate any number of delegates, from small intimate meetings to larger presentations.
£45 per hour
£40 per hour
Without floodlights: £50 per hour
With floodlights: £55 per hour
Club Room and Memorial Hall
£40 for first hour, £25 subsequent hours in same booking
£25 for first hour, £15 per subsequent hour in same booking
Prices not inclusive of catering.
"The school has outstanding facilities (boarding houses, academic and sports equipment) in a beautiful and safe location."
"There is plenty of outdoor space and a variety of indoor spaces meaning that there are options whatever the weather."
"The catering and cleaning are excellent and the school staff have always been very supportive in the preparation of our stays."
"The staff are friendly and helpful and the site is well equipped, well kept, and in beautiful surroundings. I would highly recommend."
"It is also great to be so close to the coast and we enjoy several trips to the beach over the week we rent the school."